Diploma in Echocardiography

Diploma in Echocardiography | PG Diploma in Echocardiography | Diploma in Echocardiography and Sonography | Diploma in Echocardiography in India

Echocardiography is routinely used in diagnosis, management and follow up of patients with any suspected or known heart diseases. This program is designed to impart knowledge on how to perform echocardiography in various cardiac diseases in order to arrive at correct diagnosis and management.

Course Duration :-

1 Year

Eligibility :-


Subjects covered are :-

Topics covered under the 7 days contact classes

3 days – Theory (subject details, still pictures, videos and live patient demonstration)

2. 4 days – Hands on + Observer ship

Session One :-

Introduction & Aim of the course

M – Mode & 2 D echo: Introduction and Demonstration of various tomographic planes and echo anatomical correlation Doppler and color flow mapping: Fundamental concepts and basic Doppler calculations

M – Mode/2D Measurements

Session Two :-

Evaluation of LV function, calculation of ejection

Assessment of LV systolic functions – Practical approach in assessing LV systolic function in day to day practice. Common problems & their solution.

Basic of diastolic dysfunction

Session Three :-

Valvularegurgitant lesions: Comprehensive evaluation, common pitfalls and solutions in clinical context

Comprehensive evaluation of mitral valve (Doppler & Color flow): Comprehensive evaluation of mitral stenosis & regurgitation. Common errors & how to avoid them, case studies.

A step by step comprehensive evaluation, common pitfalls and solutions

Session Four :-

Concept of Hypokinesis, Akinesis, Dyskinesis & Aneurysm

Cardiomyopathies – Their echo evaluation

Echo evaluation of cad: Fraction &Territory of coronary artery supply

Session Five :-

Congenital heart disease

Segmental approach in diagnosis of congenital heart disease & Evaluation of acyanotic lesion

Acyanotic left to right shunts

Evaluation & Role of echo in deciding when to intervene?

Cyanotic congenital heart disease

Demonstration of Peripheral venous contrast echo

Session Six :-

Infective endocarditis – an introduction

MVPS – basics of live cases studies

Echo evaluation of pericardium

Constriction vs Restrictive cardiomyopathy vs. pericardial tamponade – Basic physiology, haemodynamics& how to differentiate them by echo?

Diseases of right heart – echo evaluation (corpulmonale, pulmonary artery hypertension, pulmonary embolism.

Right ventricle evaluation in daily practice

Session Seven :-

How not to miss a lesion by conventional imaging part

A complete echo study – suggested protocol

Echocardiography in Emergencies

Newer Advances in Echo.

MCQ in echocardiography

Give diagnosis